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Grassroots Regional Championships

2021 Grassroots Regional Championships

The Grassroots Regional Championships is a new series developed by GRV to reward and support level 3 race meetings over sprint and staying distances.

The Grassroots Regional Sprint Championship is a three week series with heats held over each clubs standard distance. Four regional Semi-Finals will be conducted with a Grand Final at Ballarat.

The Grassroots Regional Distance Championship is a two week series with one heat held over each clubs staying distance with a Grand Final at Ballarat.

Grassroots Regional Sprint Championship

HEATS

Western (Max 4 heats) 
WARRNAMBOOL – Mon 6th Sep 2021 – 450m
HORSHAM – Tue 7th Sep 2021 – 410m

Northern (Max 4 heats) 
BENDIGO – Wed 8th Sep 2021 – 425m
SHEPPARTON – Thu 9th Sep 2021 – 450m

Eastern (Max 4 heats) 
WARRAGUL – Thu 9th Sep 2021 – 460m
SALE – Fri 10th Sep – 440m

Central (Max 8 heats) 
BALLARAT – Sun 5th Sep 2021 – 450m

SEMI-FINALS (one at each venue)

Western
WARRNAMBOOL – Thu 16th Sept 2021 – 450m

Central
GEELONG – Fri 17th Sept 2021 – 460m

Northern
SHEPPARTON – Thu 16th Sept 2021 – 450m

Eastern
WARRAGUL – Fri 17th Sept 2021 – 460m

FINAL

BALLARAT – Wed 22nd Sep 2021 – 450m

Conditions of entry

– S/E race type
– 275+ Rank
– Minimum 10 starts
– Maidens Ineligible
– Greyhounds from Warragul & Geelong will be selected as reserves for the Grand Final.
– Each greyhound is only eligible to compete in one set of heats.
– A greyhound under any order or prohibition under the rules of Greyhound Racing Victoria at the time of the box draw for the Grassroots Regional Championships, that will prohibit that greyhound from competing at Ballarat on Wednesday 22nd September 2021, will not be drawn. GRV will substitute in it’s place the next qualifier or as outlined otherwise in these conditions

Prizemoney

Heats: $1,900 (1st); $550 (2nd); $275 (3rd).
Semi-Finals: $3,500 (1st); $1,000 (2nd); $500 (3rd).
Final: $7,000 (1st); $2,000 (2nd); $1,000 (3rd).

Grassroots Regional Distance Championship

HEATS (one at each venue)

Western
WARRNAMBOOL – Thu 16th Sep 2021 – 650m

Central
GEELONG – Fri 17th Sep 2021 – 680m

Northern
SHEPPARTON – Thu 16th Sep 2021 – 650m

Eastern
WARRAGUL – Fri 17th Sep 2021– 680m

FINAL

BALLARAT – Wed 22nd Sep 2021 – 660m

Conditions of entry

– S/E race type
– 250+ Rank
– Minimum 10 starts
– Maidens Ineligible
– Greyhounds from Warrnambool & Shepparton will be selected as reserves for the Grand Final.
– Each greyhound is only eligible to compete in one set of heats.
– A greyhound under any order or prohibition under the rules of Greyhound Racing Victoria at the time of the box draw for the Grassroots Regional Championships, that will prohibit that greyhound from competing at Ballarat on Wednesday 22nd September 2021, will not be drawn. GRV will substitute in it’s place the next qualifier or as outlined otherwise in these conditions

Prizemoney

Heats: $2,515 (1st); $740 (2nd); $375 (3rd).
Final: $7,000 (1st); $2,000 (2nd); $1,000 (3rd).

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